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Let's Talk Energy

The WDM is a proud member of the Museum Associate Partner Program in "Let's Talk Energy," sponsored by the Canada Science and Technology Museum. 

Let's Talk Energy is a national, multi-year program that aims to bring together a network of institutions from across Canada, including museums, in an effort to increase energy literacy. 

Let's Talk Energy


WDM Initiatives

Fuelled by Innovation exhibit

Fuelled by Innovation (above)
WDM Saskatoon

This exhibit at the Saskatoon WDM explores the world of alternate fuel vehicles. Some are homegrown in Saskatchewan; others came from beyond our borders. From the practical to the fanciful, all reflect a spirit of innovation.

Lux turbine modelThe Lux Turbine  (right)
WDM Saskatoon

Glen Lux, as Saskatoon innovator, won first place in the Sustainable Technologies category in NASA's "Create the Future Design" contest in 2013.

Winds of Change
WDM Saskatoon

Three turbines have been installed outside the WDM Saskatoon and connected to the Saskatoon Light and Power electrical grid. Indoors, a permanent interactive exhibit, explains how the turbines generate electricity, tracks the amount of electrical energy currently being produced by the turbines, and offers a history of wind power in Saskatchewan.


Smarter Science, Better Buildings (below)
All WDMs

This 2 hour, hands-on workshop for Grade 7 students explores the concepts of heat and temperature through the practical application of making our homes more energy efficient. It was developed collaboratively by the Saskatchewan Environmental Society, the WDM, VerEco Homes, with assistance from Saskatoon Public School Division, and Sun Ridge Group. It was sponsored by SaskEnergy and SaskPower.


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